B-players believe their errors were caused by factors outside their control:
- “My opponent got lucky”
- “The task was too hard
- “I just don’t have the natural ability for this”
- “My staff let me down”
A-players, by contrast, believe they are responsible for their errors.
A-players may attribute success to luck, but never failure .
A-players realise that admitting a task is too hard means they are not A-players.
A-players know that natural ability is only a small factor when weighed against hard work.
A-players never, ever, blame their staff.
B-players blame the world.
A-players take responsiubility